News Releases | April 1, 2019

DOL ‘Joint Employer’ Proposal Would Upend Decades of Worker Protections

DOL’s proposal would make it harder for workers to enforce wage and hour laws.

Blog | March 1, 2019

National Labor Relations Board Turns Its Back on Contract Workers

Two recent actions by the National Labor Relations Board will make it harder for outsourced workers to organize and gain(…)

Blog | February 12, 2019

NELP Legal Tracks Developments in Clauses That Restrict Workers’ Rights on the Job

Increasingly, employers use non-competes to prevent workers across the company from leaving for better jobs and higher wages.

Blog | January 28, 2019

Washington State Considers ABC Test for Employee Status

The Washington State legislature holds hearings in the labor committees of both houses, to consider bills to address the issues(…)

Blog | October 15, 2018

When Companies Collude to Suppress Workers’ Wages

The Federal Trade Commission must aggressively enforce antitrust law to ensure labor market competition.

Blog | September 27, 2018

Comments Needed on Revised Joint Employer Standard

The Trump administration National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) recently posted a proposed rule revising its joint employer standard—which determines when lead employers(…)

Blog | September 6, 2018

This Week in Labor History: Remembering the Adamson Act

Remembering the Adamson Act is important because it was a small victory in a struggle that is very much alive(…)

Blog | August 13, 2018

New Report Highlights Discrimination Issues in Online Platforms

An important new report by Data & Society highlights the employment barriers and discrimination risks created by online labor platforms(…)

News Releases | June 7, 2018

America’s Nonstandard Workforce Faces Wage, Benefit Penalties, According to U.S. Data

Black and Latinx workers are overrepresented in nonstandard work with the lowest job quality: temporary help agency work.

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